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Smart Edtech Buying: Practical Strategies for Educators

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Listen and learn : Panel

Bart Epstein  
Mindy Frisbee  
Sunil Gunderia  
Treah Hutchings  
Elizabeth Laird  
Erin Mote  
Gabrielle Oates  
Jonathan Wolf  

The emails from this product and that product won’t stop. How do you make the best decision about what to buy to meet the needs of your students? In this session, we’ll discuss practical strategies for ensuring the solutions you choose are effective, accessible, comply with privacy laws, are compatible/interoperable with existing school system infrastructure and existing tools. We’ll hear how to make smart buying decisions in an overwhelming marketplace.

Audience: Teachers, Coaches
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Leadership
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.

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Bart Epstein, EdTech Evidence Exchange
Sunil Gunderia, Age of Learning/ABCmouse
Treah Hutchings, InnovateEDU
Elizabeth Laird, Center for Democracy & Technology
Erin Mote, InnovateEDU

Erin Mote is the executive director of InnovateEDU and co-founder of Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools (LAB). She leads InnovateEDU and its major projects, including the development of Cortex, Project Unicorn, an urban education fellowship to diversify the teacher pipeline and supports for LAB's growth.

Gabrielle Oates, InnovateEDU
Jonathan Wolf, InnovateEDU

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